David Brodet was appointed Chairman of Leumi Group in August 2010. Mr. Brodet also serves as President of the Association of Banks in Israel. Prior to that, Mr. Brodet held numerous positions during his 30-years of service in the Israeli Government, including Director General of the Ministry of Finance, State Budget Director, Senior Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, and Head of the Economic Planning Authority.
Mr. Brodet also served on numerous Government committees, including in the areas of the Defense Budget, Social Security and the Israeli Capital Market.
David Brodet has previously held the position of Chairman of the Boards of Bank Mizrachi, Bank Tefahot, Yes Satellite Television and Blue Square Ltd.
Among others, Mr. Brodet served as an External Director on the Boards of Israel Corp. and Direct Insurance, and served as Chairman of the Investments Committees of Makefet Pension and Provident Funds Ltd., and Ha'al Pension Fund.
Mr. Brodet has held many public posts including Chairman of Hadassah Medical Center, Chairman of the Administrative Board of Ben-Gurion University and Chairman of The Jerusalem Foundation.
Mr. Brodet served as a lecturer at several prestigious academic institutions, including the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ben-Gurion University, IDC Herzliya and Israel's National Defense College.
Mr. Brodet holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and an M.A. in Economics, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Graduate in macro- economic policies at IMF 1979.
David Brodet is married with two children.